A Practical Guide To Teaching Foreign Languages In The Secondary School by Norbert PachlerA Practical Guide To Teaching Foreign Languages In The Secondary School by Norbert Pachler

A Practical Guide To Teaching Foreign Languages In The Secondary School

EditorNorbert Pachler, Ana Redondo

Paperback | June 3, 2014

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How can you effectively motivate young people to engage with foreign language learning?

How can young people engage with new ideas and cultural experiences within and outside the classroom?

The new edition ofA Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary Schooloffers straightforward advice and inspiration for training teachers, NQTs and teachers in their early professional development. Written by a team of expert professionals, it offers a wide range of strategies for successful teaching in the languages classroom. Key topics covered include:

    • Helping pupils develop better listening skills
    • Effective speaking activities
    • Choosing the best texts and technology for reading skills
    • Teaching grammar
    • Internet tools and services for teaching and learning
    • Integrating formative assessment
    • The intercultural dimension of language teaching
    • Collaborating with primary schools and successful transition
    • Teaching Arabic and Mandarin
    • Working with TAs and FLAs
    • Classroom research and reflective practice

This fully revised and updated second edition includes new chapters on homework, motivation and less widely taught languages, while the core sections on reading and writing, planning, and culture and diversity have been significantly updated to reflect important changes in research, practice and policy.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary Schoolextends the popularLearning to Teach Foreign Languages in the Secondary Schoolby providing detailed examples of theory in practice, based on the most up-to-date research and practice, as well as links to relevant sources supporting evidence-informed practice. 'It is an essential compendium of support and ideas for all those embarking upon their first steps in a successful career in teaching foreign languages.

Norbert Pachleris Professor of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.Ana Redondois Senior Lecturer in Education and Subject Leader, Secondary PGCE in Modern Languages at the University of Bedfordshire, UK.
Title:A Practical Guide To Teaching Foreign Languages In The Secondary SchoolFormat:PaperbackDimensions:162 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0.68 inPublished:June 3, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041563332X

ISBN - 13:9780415633321

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Key Pedagogical Issues and Planning  1. Communicative Approaches to Modern Foreign Language Teaching and Using Target LanguageElspeth Broady  2. Planning for Effective Language LearningAna Redondo  3. Presenting New Vocabulary and StructuresSue Field  4. Developing Modern Foreign Language Skills through Formative AssessmentTrevor Mutton  Section 2: Developing Key Skills, Knowledge and Understanding  5. Developing Modern Foreign Language Listening SkillsGary Chambers  6. Developing Speaking Skills in the Modern Foreign LanguageSuzanne Graham  7. Developing Reading and Writing SkillsElisabeth Lazarus  8. Grammar in the Modern Foreign Language ClassroomLynne Meiring and Nigel Norman  9. Intercultural Perspectives on Foreign Language LearningPrue Holmes  10. Supporting Foreign Language Learning through HomeworkMarilyn Hunt  11. Motivating Foreign Language LearnersAmanda Barton  12. Technology-enhanced Modern Foreign Language Teaching and LearningNorbert Pachler  Section 3: Broader Perspectives  13. PMFLNalini Boodhoo  14. Teaching and Learning Less Widely Taught LanguagesJim Anderson  15. Working with Other Adults Inside and Outside the ClassroomAna Redondo  16. Reflective Practice through Teacher ResearchMike Calvert